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John Francis "Jack" O'CONNELL

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O'CONNELL - John "Jack"Francis of Key West Florida, formerly of Center Moriches and the Bronx, NY on July 14, 2012. Son of Maurice and Mae of County Kerry, Ireland. Brother of Dennis and Patrick. John was born in the Bronx on Nov. 19, 1931. Husband of the late Virginia (Sullivan). Loving father of Patrick (Lynn), Rose (Kevin), Ann (Peter),Virginia, and Margaret (Steve). Beloved grandfather of Jack, Meagan, Mary Katherine &Christian O'Connell, Kaitlyn,Kevin & Connor O'Connell-Keleghan, Catherine, Andrew & Mary Fiona O'Connell-Stingi and Liam & Meagan O'Connell-Becker. John attended Cardinal Hayes HS, Fordham University and NY Law. He was a proudcaptain in the US Marine Corps. He was a captain in the FDNY, a Harlem firefighter in Ladder 28 & Ladder 30. He was "good-guy Jack" to his friends and "Poppy" to his beloved grandchildren. Jack O'Connell was a Man among men and he will be sorely missed. Visitation at Sinnicksns Moriches Funeral Home, 203 Main Street, Center Moriches onSunday, July 22, 2012. Celebration of the Mass of ChristianBurial 9:30 AM on Monday, July 23, 2012 at St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church, Center Moriches, Father Frank Pizzarelli presiding. Burial with military honorsfollowing at Calverton National Cemetery, Calverton, NY. Visiting hours 2-4 and 7-9 PM.

Published in Newsday on July 18, 2012
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